80 Acres For Sale

Vacant Land for Sale
Also listed as Industrial
Catylist Listing ID: 30168910
Property Subtypes: Agricultural, Industrial, Mobile Home Park, Multi-Family, Residential (Single Family)
Gross Land Area: 80 Acres
Sale Price: $20,000 Per Acre
Total Price: $1,600,000
Land Splits Available: Yes
Sale Terms: Cash to Seller
Cap Rate: Undisclosed
Last Updated: 11/23/2022

Overview / Comments

80 Acres on newly built Dr. TJ Smith Parkway. This road connects Highway 11 to Airport Rd. in Slidell, LA. As development continues north of I-12 in Slidell this roadway will be one of the busier connecting streets for commerce and residential traffic.

The City of Slidell
Slidell was founded around 1882 during construction of a major new railroad from New Orleans to Meridian, Mississippi connecting there with Cincinnati, Ohio and eventually with New York, NY. The New Orleans and Northeastern (N.O.N.E.) Railroad established a building camp at first high ground north of Lake Pontchartrain which eventually grew into the city. Slidell was chartered as a town in 1888 by the Louisiana legislature. Sometime prior to Slidell’s formal incorporation in 1888, its first streets were laid out in a grid pattern, mostly east of the railroad, running three blocks along the road by four blocks deep. Bonfouca Street, now Bayou Lane, lay in the short stretch between the railroad and the bayou. East of the tracks, the north-south streets were Bayou (now Front), First, Second, Third, and Fourth. The east-west streets were Fremaux, Erlanger, Bouscaren and Cousin.

In the 1960’s, Slidell began to assume its modern profile as the middle of three local sites in NASA’s lunar landing program: Michoud assembly facility in New Orleans, the computer facility in Slidell, and the Mississippi test facility in Hancock County, Mississippi.

St. Tammany Parish
Like the surrounding regions of the Florida parishes, St. Tammany’s pre-history was characterized by several phases of indigenous Native American development. The original nomadic hunters who traversed the region in the decades following the last ice age gave way to a more sedentary mound building culture as life changed from the constant hunt for large Paleolithic animals to reliance on the types of wildlife we recognize today. With the mound building culture came not only the great temple mounds which can still be found in certain areas of the modern region, but also more productive farming techniques that allowed for permanency in residence.

The construction of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway accelerated the migration to St. Tammany while the construction of I-12 placed the region at the epicenter of progress. The parish began to develop as a bedroom community. Suburban sprawl first took root in and around Slidell in the eastern part of the parish. The Causeway (completed in 1956) linked suburban Metairie with western St. Tammany and growth gathered momentum in towns like Mandeville, Covington, and Madisonville. While St. Tammany was sparsely populated and almost wholly rural in the 1950’s, its population exceeded 200,000 in the wake of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall in 2005. St. Tammany today enjoys status as the most prosperous parish in Louisiana, sporting a thriving economy and one of the highest rated school systems in the state.

Additional Details

Nearest MSA: New Orleans-Metairie
County: Saint Tammany
Tax ID/APN: 104262
Legal Description: 39.96 ACS SEC 20 TWS T8S RNG R14E NE/4 NE/4 37.89 ACS SEC 21 TWS T8S RNG R14E NW/4 NW/4
Largest Nearby Street: TJ Smith Parkway
Feet of Frontage: 2,375
Highway Access: Property sits between Highway 11 and Airport Rd
Airports: Slidell Regional
Site Description: 80 Total Acres
Lot Frontage: 2640
Lot Depth: 1320

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Demographic Statistics

Proximity: 1 mile 3 miles 5 miles
Total Population: 2,753 17,745 59,686
Median Age: 36.66 36.71 38.73
Households: 994 6,370 21,839


Photograph of Listing Agent

Bradley Cook, MS, CCIM

Stirling Properties
Covington, LA
LACDB Member
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